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Dirk, Mavs just one win away

MIAMI - The hammer Dirk Nowitzki is so close to escaping is pounding away harder than ever at LeBron James.

June 11, 2011 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Ice rules on the mud

NEW YORK - Ruler On Ice posted a huge upset in the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, taking the lead from Preakness winner Shackleford in the sloppy stretch and winning the final leg of the Triple Crown.

June 11, 2011 | By RICHARD ROSENBLATT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Busch takes pole at Pocono

LONG POND, Pa. - Kurt Busch's reward for slapping the wall at practice was a backup No. 22 Dodge that was better than his regular ride.

June 11, 2011 | By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Karlsson a day away from 1st win

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Robert Karlsson shot a 2-under 68 Saturday to remain atop the leaderboard through three rounds at the St. Jude Classic.

June 11, 2011 | By TERESA M. WALKER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Wide open Open

Four players have taken their turns at No. 1, the highest number between U.S. Opens in the 25-year history of the world ranking. Four players won their first major in the last 12 months. Four others captured their first World Golf Championship.

June 11, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Pressure's on in Miami

MIAMI - LeBron James came to Miami last summer for the chance to be a champion.

June 10, 2011 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Karlsson grabs a 3-stroke lead

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Robert Karlsson keeps playing better and better at TPC Southwind. The Swede could be on track for his first PGA Tour title if he keeps it up.

June 10, 2011 | By TERESA M. WALKER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Belmont may be true 'Test of the Champion'

NEW YORK - Even without a Triple Crown on the line, the 143rd Belmont Stakes may indeed be the "Test of the Champion."

June 10, 2011 | By RICHARD ROSENBLATT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Rangers, Astros reach out with draft selections

NEW YORK - Johnathan Taylor and Buddy Lamothe may never play baseball again after accidents left them partially paralyzed.

June 09, 2011 | By DENNIS WASZAK Jr. AP Sports Writer | Sports


Mathis jumps into lead at Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - David Mathis is leading a PGA Tour event for the first time, and pressure is not one of his concerns.

June 09, 2011 | By TERESA M. WALKER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Pryor's next step

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The next step may be the most important one for former Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor.

June 09, 2011 | By RUSTY MILLER AP Sports Writer | Sports


LeBron, Heat try to shake off loss

DALLAS - The NBA finals between Miami and Dallas are a best-of-three series now, and LeBron James is coming off the worst scoring night of his professional playoff career.

June 08, 2011 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Looks like Tiger Woods may settle for second best

The list was on his bedroom wall growing up, a daily reminder to Tiger Woods about his goals in life. Simple, yet audacious, the plan was to break the records set by Jack Nicklaus and become the greatest golfer ever.

June 08, 2011 | By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist | Sports


Motion well grounded

NEW YORK - The priorities for Graham Motion haven't changed - family first, everything else follows. And that includes Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom.

June 08, 2011 | By RICHARD ROSENBLATT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Westwood back to defend title, prep for U.S. Open

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Lee Westwood enjoys defending titles. So with the St. Jude Classic scheduled just before the U.S. Open, returning to the TPC Southwind course was a pretty easy decision.

June 08, 2011 | By TERESA M. WALKER AP Sports Writer | Sports


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Casey closes in on an elusive victory at Tour Championship

Casey closes in on an elusive victory at Tour Championship

September 23, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Can brain disease explain Aaron Hernandez's behavior?

CHICAGO - Former football star Aaron Hernandez' brain was riddled with damage from a degenerative brain disease linked with head blows, but that doesn't necessarily ...

September 22, 2017 | By LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical Writer | Sports


Struggling Eagles face Indiana

Indiana University historically has been one of the worst football programs in the Big Ten.

September 22, 2017 | by MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports


Thomas tied at Tour Championship

ATLANTA - With two swings, Justin Thomas showed that every shot counts in the FedEx Cup, even at the season-ending Tour Championship.

September 22, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Statement win

Following their 8-0 loss to Ware County Tuesday, Statesboro's softball team needed a bounceback win to keep their hopes of claiming the No.1 ...

September 20, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95

Jake LaMotta, an iron-fisted battler who brawled his way to a middleweight title and was later memorialized by Robert De Niro in the film "Raging ...

September 20, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Road favorites all over the board in Week 3

Texans coach Bill O'Brien says "you can't hide in the NFL."

September 20, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Column: IndyCar needs to push Newgarden as its new star

SONOMA, Calif. - It has been five years since IndyCar last had an American champion as the face of the series. This time, the series is ...

September 18, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Smashing: MLB home run record on track to fall Tuesday

NEW YORK - Giancarlo Stanton's smacks, Aaron Judge's jolts and all those dizzying long balls helped Major League Baseball move another poke closer to ...

September 18, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Deja blew

SPRINGFIELD – For the first two and a half quarters, the Statesboro Blue Devils looked as dominant as a football team could look.

September 16, 2017 | By LUKE MARTIN | Sports


SEB Diamond Day tournament sees Metter dominate

In a day normally reserved for football, softball dominated the Brooklet Recreation fields for a good cause Saturday morning.

September 16, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Done, Dale: Junior's final season ends without championship

JOLIET, Ill. - Dale Earnhardt Jr. received a stamp of approval from fans wanting to write letters to the retiring star, wishing him luck.

September 16, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Leishman maintains the lead at BMW Championship

LAKE FOREST, Ill. - As much as Marc Leishman has been through, especially off the golf course, it takes a lot to get to get under ...

September 16, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


War Eagles soar back

It wasn't turnovers or big plays, but special teams that undid Portal in the worst way possible against rival Jenkins County.

September 16, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Photo Gallery: 2015 Georgia Southern Football

December 19, 2015 | Scott Bryant | Sports


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